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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 8 of 36
Sunday, April 18, 2004 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:51:29
Average speed: 68.169 mph
Pole speed: 93.502 mph
Cautions: 11 for 106 laps
Margin of victory: .538 sec
Attendance: 91000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2004 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1172   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge500170998running45185
22318   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet500143198running0170
3 48   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet500135103running154170
4 848   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50099975running104165
5 312   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge500113242running16160
6 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500141403running180160
7 242   Jamie McMurray Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge50080725running0146
82917   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford500113728running0142
91840   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge500100300running0138
102588   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford50099117running0134
11 797   Kurt Busch Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford50080100running0130
12 938   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford50098408running0127
133525   Brian Vickers GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50078900running0124
143020   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet500105753running0121
153915   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet50095706running0118
163232   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet50088350running0115
171177   Brendan Gaughan Kodak Easy Share   (Doug Bawel)Dodge50070450running0112
183145   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge50076725running0109
19 529   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50097403running0106
201421   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft / U.S. Air Force   (Wood Brothers)Ford49988581running0103
21159   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge49991050running1105
22 60   Ward Burton NetZero Hi Speed   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet49960425running097
23285   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49887800running094
243343   Jeff Green Cheerios / Chex   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge49882775running091
252799   Jeff Burton Team Caliber Diecast   (Jack Roush)Ford49793417running088
263702   Hermie Sadler The FanZCar   (Hermie Sadler)Chevrolet49756050running085
272001   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet49680035running082
281310   Scott Riggs Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet49583922running079
291622   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge49476950running076
302131   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49391012running073
312230   Johnny Sauter America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49366175running070
324289   Morgan Shepherd Racing With Jesus / Voyles Equipment Co.   (Morgan Shepherd)Dodge49255050running067
334050   Derrike Cope Arnold Development Companies   (Don Arnold)Dodge49155750running064
34196   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford46965200running061
352416   Greg Biffle National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford44562650running058
361019   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge39070989running055
371241   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge36654550running052
38344   Jimmy Spencer Featherlite Custom Trailers   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet27254500engine049
394398   Todd Bodine Lucas Oil Products   (William Edwards)Ford15154440brakes046
402649   Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge11854365crash043
413694   Stanton Barrett W.W. Motorsports   (Dave Watson)Chevrolet6554315brakes040
424180   Andy Hillenburg Triplett For Congress / Comm. Truck & Trailer   (Stan Hover)Ford454265crash037
433809   Joe Ruttman Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts   (James Finch)Dodge253566brakes034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Jeff Burton99backup car

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kirk Shelmerdine72Freddie B'sKirk ShelmerdineFord
WDRyan McGlynn00Buyer's Choice Auto WarrantiesRaynard McGlynnChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
166  
72216   #80 accident turn 3none
23264  
27315   #31 accident turn 4none
3211988  
1201278   #49 accident frontstretch#15
12816134  
1621698   #10 spun frontstretch#25
17021445  
2152239   #77 accident turn 3#02
22426946  
2702778   #19 accident turn 2#01
2782847  
28530117   #15,4 accident turn 3#32
30237170  
3723809   #89,9 accident turn 4#15
38141434  
4154228   #22 accident turn 4#25
4234297  
43043910   #29 accident turn 4#32
44045617  
4574637   #50,29,32 accident turn 2#77
46450037  
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.0%             Average green flag run: 32.9 laps

'Lucky Dog' recipients prior to 2009 were compiled by Jayski.com.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Gordon14848
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.496517
  Jeff Gordon6611752
  Jimmie Johnson11816346
  Ryan Newman16417916
  Jimmie Johnson18019213
  Jeff Gordon19327280
  Kasey Kahne2732731
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.274410137
  Jimmie Johnson41145545
  Rusty Wallace45650045

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1167    
2   Kurt Busch 1162   -5  
3   Matt Kenseth 1155   -12  
4   Jimmie Johnson 1088   -79  
5   Elliott Sadler 1069   -98  
6   Tony Stewart 1067   -100  
7   Jeff Gordon 1051   -116  
8   Rusty Wallace 1010   -157  
9   Kasey Kahne 1007   -160  
10   Kevin Harvick 1003   -164  
11   Ryan Newman 994   -173  
12   Bobby Labonte 971   -196  
13   Sterling Marlin 955   -212  
14   Jamie McMurray 939   -228  
15   Jeremy Mayfield 880   -287  
16   Joe Nemechek 858   -309  
17   Dale Jarrett 855   -312  
18   Mark Martin 850   -317  
19   Ward Burton 811   -356  
20   Casey Mears 804   -363